Design, Construction and Operation of Sustainable High Performance Health Care Facilities
ASHRAE Standard Project Committee 189.3


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PC 1893 Agenda LasVegas2017

Upcoming PC Meetings

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Location: Houston, TX
Day Monday, June 25, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Project Committee meeting minutes are available to interested parties upon written request of the Manager of Standards. Attachments to minutes may or may not be included due to file size and/or because copyrighted intellectual property is included. Decisions to distribute attachments to the minutes will be made on a case by case basis and due to the size of the request may take longer to process.

Title, Purpose, and Scope

1 PURPOSE: The purpose of this standard is to prescribe the procedures, methods, and documentation requirements for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance, sustainable health care facilities.


2.1 This standard applies to patient care areas and related support areas within health care facilities, including hospitals, nursing facilities, outpatient facilities, and their site.

2.2 This standard applies to new buildings, additions to existing buildings, and those alterations to existing buildings that are identified within the standard.

2.3 This standard provides procedures for the integration of sustainable principles into the health care facility design, construction, and operation process including:
a. integrated design,
b. conservation of water,
c. conservation of energy,
d. indoor environmental quality (IEQ), 
e. construction practices,
f. commissioning, and 
g. operations and maintenance.


Committee Chair

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Michael Sheerin


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Ryan Shanley


Upcoming Society Conferences

ASHRAE Winter Conference
January 29–February 2, 2022
Las Vegas, NV

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ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 189.3-2017 is now published.

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This standard is jointly sponsored with ASHE